Jubilee event today live: Prince George and Princess Charlotte join their parents in Wales
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were joined by Prince George and Princess Charlotte on their visit to Wales for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
They will meet the artists and crew involved in the special Platinum Jubilee Celebration Concert taking place on the grounds of Cardiff Castle on Saturday afternoon.
Earlier today, a police-controlled explosion took place in Trafalgar Square, London, after a suspicious vehicle was found in the area.
The bustling square was briefly evacuated ahead of Platinum Jubilee celebrations, but is now reopened. The car has also since been removed and the Metropolitan Police said The Independent It was a false alarm.”
Among the celebrations this weekend, the Queen will not attend the Epsom Derby today after also missing the Platinum Jubilee Thanksgiving Service at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday.
Buckingham Palace has confirmed Her Majesty is expected to watch the big sporting event on television at Windsor Castle after experiencing “discomfort” after a busy first day of festivities on Thursday.
Stars and royals will take the stage for the BBC’s Platinum Party at the Palace concert, broadcast live from 7.30pm outside Buckingham Palace to celebrate 70 years of the Queen’s reign.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s daughter Lilibet also celebrates her first birthday today at Frogmore Cottage, Windsor.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge pay tribute to Lilibet’s first birthday
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge led royal tributes to Lilibet Mountbatten Windsor on her first birthday.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s daughter will turn one on Saturday June 4, the third day of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations in honor of the child’s great-grandmother, the Queen, whom she is carrying the name.
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Princess Charlotte playfully tries to lead an orchestra in Wales
Fans of Princess Charlotte were delighted with her playful attempt to lead an orchestra during a visit to Cardiff Castle in Wales.
Watch the sweet video below:
Princess Eugenie reveals new tattoo at Thanksgiving service
Princess Eugenie has revealed she has a new tattoo.
The inking was revealed in photographs taken during the thanksgiving service held Friday at St. Paul’s Cathedral as part of Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Northern Ireland for their Jubilee
The Earl and Countess of Wessex traveled to Northern Ireland to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
The couple first traveled to Belfast, where they joined members of the public at a 1950s-themed celebration on Royal Avenue in the city.
They met artist groups, including the Belfast Busking Band, and heard stories about the city’s diverse communities over the past 70 years, which are explored through fashion, photography, music and dance .
Prince Edward, the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II, also met older members of the local community, brought together by Age Friendly Belfast to share their memories and experiences.
Meanwhile, Sophie took part in special craft activities for the Platinum Jubilee, making crowns and corgis with school children, before seeing a showcase of fashion through the ages.
The couple also tried a local specialty, the Belfast Bap, and toured stalls at the Retro Jubilee Market. They also watched a community dance group perform a routine that celebrates the past seven decades.
The royal couple then proceeded to their second engagement of the day and traveled to Bangor, Co Down.
On the seafront in Bangor, which recently gained city status, the Earl and Countess of Wessex joined members of the public to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at a seaside vintage funfair sea.
After seeing vehicles from the past 70 years, The Earl visited a pop-up restaurant from the 1950s, where he got to try his hand at pulling a pint of Guinness.
Here is the complete program of Platinum Party at the Palace
The BBC’s Platinum Party at the Palace on Saturday night promises to be a star-studded affair.
The Royal Family’s official Twitter account revealed the full lineup for tonight’s concert:
Kate Middleton makes a fashion statement in a bright red coat at Cardiff Castle
The Duchess of Cambridge turned heads in another brightly colored ensemble during the Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
It’s not the first set of the weekend that has delighted royal fans.
Olivia Petter reports the details of Kate Middleton’s outfit:
Past and present jockeys who have ridden the Queen’s horses dress in her colors
Current and former Queen’s jockeys have worn uniforms to match Her Majesty’s colors at the Epsom Derby.
The honor guard, made up of 40 retired and current jockeys, was due to salute the Queen at the race, but the monarch was unable to attend due to mobility issues.
The group included Willie Carson, who rode Queen’s Oaks winner Dunfermline in 1977, as well as John Reid, Frankie Dettori, Ryan Moore and Hayley Turner, all of whom were dressed in purple and gold silks.
The official Epsom Downs Racecourse Twitter account tweeted a video of the jockeys meeting today and described it as “unreal”.
Corgis gather on Elizabeth Line for Platinum Jubilee
There was a corgi gathering on the new Elizabeth line to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan tweeted a photo showing at least eight corgis held up by their owners on a staircase and said: ‘Corg’ blimey! We are ready for Jubilee on the Elizabeth line.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte appear in Wales with their parents
Prince William and Kate Middleton and their children Prince George, eight, and Princess Charlotte, seven, arrived at Cardiff Castle to meet the artists and crew involved in the special Platinum Jubilee celebration concert which takes place in the park of the castle. Saturday afternoon.
The couple and their children are due to attend rehearsals and meet some of the actors taking part in the celebrations, including Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler.
Read the full report below:
Princess Anne arrives at the Epsom Derby
The Princess Royal has arrived for the day of the Epsom Derby with her family, while the Queen watches the horse racing from her home.
It was announced on Friday that the Queen would not attend the major sporting event today, opting instead to watch it on TV from Windsor Castle, where she received a souvenir racing card to follow the action .
Princess Anne, alongside her husband Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, arrived at the sold-out Surrey Racecourse just before 1pm as part of a procession, which included her children Peter Phillips and Zara Tindall , who was with her husband, former rugby player Mike. .
Crowds cheered and waved union flags as they made their way to the course, with Anne seen smiling.
Jubilee celebrations took place in the Queen’s absence, with 40 jockeys who rode for the owner-breeder donning royal racing silks and forming a guard of honor before the national anthem was sung.
Five of the monarch’s former racehorses also paraded and a selection of hats inspired by the seven decades of her reign were on display.